David Narducci, 71, of Tiffin, passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at Promedica Toledo Hospital at 3:30 P.M.
He was born on January 29, 1949, in Ashtabula, Ohio, to Paul and Dora (Bruno) Narducci. On February 14, 2008, he married Shirley Heminger.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Narducci of Fort Seneca; brother, Larry (Aimee) Narducci of Ashtabula; nephews, Brian, Matthew and Michael; great nephews, Anthony, Vincent and Holden; great niece, Lauren; mother-in-law, Marilyn Heminger, stepson, Joe (Jacqueline) Hull; step grandchildren, Bryce, Kyndal and Chandler Tinnell and Alexis, Riley and Brady Hull; sisters-in-law, Sharon (Mike) Lee of and Kathy Myers; and brother-in-law, Jerry (Susan) Heminger.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Paul “Sonny” Narducci; stepson, Jimmy Hull; niece, Laura; and father-in-law, Gerald Heminger, Sr.
David graduated in 1967 from Harbor High School, received his Bachelor’s of Education in 1971 and his Master’s degree in English from Kent State University in 1982. In 2017, he received a Certificate on Nutrition for Plant Based Eating from Cornell University. He first taught at Mother Cabrini in Conneaut, Ohio and retired from Fostoria High School. After retiring, he taught part-time at Tiffin University and Owen’s Community College and was currently an adjunct professor at Terra State Community College. His students loved and respected him. David was Vice President of his High School class, was a member of National Honor Society, enjoyed little league baseball, track and football. He had a passion for reading, enjoyed going to the Tiffin-Seneca Public Library even though he had many books at home, was the kindest, most compassionate and gentle man anyone ever met. He taught his wife about life and how to trust again. He would do anything for anyone and loved his family and friends. David’s favorite quote was from his friend, Joseph Puro, “It’s always a great day, Just to have a great day”.
His Graveside Service will be at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, May 1, 2020 at Pleasant Union Cemetery, Old Fort.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Seneca County, a local animal rescue of your choice or to the Tiffin-Seneca Public Library.
Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.
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